Autism Risk Factors
The causes of ASDs are uncertain, but experts have pinpointed people who may be at more risk of developing autism. Read about what might put you at risk.
The heritability of autism is the proportion of autism that can be explained by
genetic variation; if the heritability of a condition is high, then the condition is ...
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a group of complex .... sequences of
deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA, the hereditary material in humans, which can
Ways to get autism that do not run in the family. Autism isn't just frustrating for
parents. It is frustrating for scientists too. There is clearly a genetic part to autism.
May 3, 2014 ... The largest-ever study of its kind suggests that the risk of autism is influenced
equally by genetic and environmental factors. In scientific terms ...
Jul 15, 2015 ... There is no known single cause for autism spectrum disorder, but it is generally
accepted that it is caused by abnormalities in brain structure or ...
Apr 4, 2012 ... Many scientists agree that the growing prevalence of autism may be attributed in
part to genetic mutations that are most likely inherited from the ...
Autism belongs to a group of developmental disabilities called autism spectrum
disorders. The name "spectrum" stems from the fact that these disorders affect ...
Apr 5, 2012 ... Four new studies this week take on the genetics of autism, finding further ... has
occurred too quickly to be explained by the spread of hereditary ...
Mar 25, 2015 ... Using a novel approach that focuses on rare families severely affected by autism,
a Johns Hopkins-led team of researchers has identified a ...